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19c Chinese textile 5rd RANK BADGE mandarin square

19c Chinese textile 5rd RANK BADGE mandarin square


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910: Item # 1318879
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Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) embroidered Chinese textile rank badge (also called mandarin square) denoting the fifth civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Silver Pheasant. Designs on background include lotus flowers, fish, butterfly and bats in flight among stylized clouds and above the waves. Flower borders, colors slightly faded, original backing. Size 11x11.5 inches.